Centralized versus decentralized FLISR – what’s right for your network?
Fault location, isolation, and service restoration (FLISR) is a software application that reroutes powers in the event of a fault to restore power to as many customers as possible, as quickly as possible. Service restoration times range from sub-second to […]Can a 2-hour outage last just 20 seconds? You bet it can.
That’s the magic of a self-healing grid. Thanks to advancements in distribution automation, what would normally be a sustained outage can now be just a flicker of the lights. The secret is deploying Fault Location, Isolation, and Service Restoration (FLISR) […]Smart devices and DERs: how will their data impact utilities?
Without question, some of the greatest challenges faced by the utility sector in the last decade have been brought by on the exponential increase in available data. Communication technologies and smart sensors are generating massive amounts of data and the […]Change is coming: standards and regulations in the age of DERs
Change is coming: standards and regulations in the age of DERs New opportunities and new challenges. Thanks to the rapid growth of distributed energy resources (DER), electric cars, and the IoT, electricity providers are encountering plenty of both. All around […]The road to renewable: how and why the power industry is changing
The road to renewable: how and why the power industry is changing Renewable energy is an undeniable force of change in the power industry. It’s altering the way governments, utilities, and consumers think about energy and it’s forcing power companies […]The rise of DERs and the decentralized grid
Utilities around the globe have reached a critical juncture. New, increasingly accessible technologies have challenged the traditional electricity distribution model. Utilities have two choices now: adapt their business and operating models to stay relevant or risk becoming a supporting player […]